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Mick Elliott

Mick Elliott is an author, illustrator, TV producer, screenwriter, literacy ambassador and professional mischief-maker.

His debut trilogy, THE TURNERS, was nominated for an Aurealis Award. His illustrated middle-grade series, SQUIDGE DIBLEY, has been sold in six international territories. Mick has contributed stories and illustrations to many bestselling anthologies.

His first picture book DADS & DOGS will be released in July by Walker Books.

Mick has written and produced acclaimed children’s programmes for Nickelodeon, the Sesame Workshop, Channel TEN and the ABC.

He is represented by Curtis Brown Australia.


22 July 2023 at 4:55:00 am

Writing for Children

You’ve got an idea for a children’s book, but how do you make the journey from blank page to publication? How do you identify who your story is for and help it connect with readers and publishers?

Join award-winning author, illustrator, TV producer and screenwriter Mick Elliott as he shares the practical steps that will help you develop, write, pitch, promote and publish your children’s book.

Drawing from his own experiences in the world of children’s publishing, this session will inform and inspire anyone who wants to write stories that kids love to read – and publishers love to publish!

Are you looking to attend the session with Mick

Book a Saturday or weekend ticket and join us for three weekends of events, which will all be available for re-watch for a week after each session.

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